Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 6:18pm.
Determine what the theoretical slope of the graph is (for example the slope of a distance vs. time graph is velocity); be sure to show all work.
So, I had to make a weight vs. mass graph which i did, and i also found its numeric value for the slope. I don't know what theoretical slope means, can anyone explain that to me? Please!
Thank you!

physics  bobpursley, Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 6:22pm
weight= mass*g is the theortical line, the slope is g.

physics  Anonymous, Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 6:24pm
Do i need to find the g from my data for that? or do i just write that formula?

physics  bobpursley, Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 6:25pm
your experimental g will be from your graph. The theortical slope is the generally accepted value of g, 9.81m/s^2

physics  Anonymous, Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 6:31pm
oh i get it now, thank you :)
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